What’s On

Jul 30 @ 10:00 am – Sep 1 @ 5:00 pm
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An exhibition of original cartoons by the renowned Norman Thelwell (1923 – 2004). He had over 1500 cartoons published in the satirical magazine Punch but was perhaps best known for his illustrations of ponies and ... Read moreLaughter Lines
Nature in Art
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – Aug 26 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
We live in a world where digital manipulation in photography is taken for granted, but in fact the first deliberate manipulations in photography took place in the 1840s. Bromoils were such a technique, invented in ... Read moreNature in Bromoil
Nature in Art
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Focusing on joyful expression through art, this art workshop is all about discovering and reconnecting  with your creative side.  Offering  you the chance to loosen up creatively, without expectations, in a nurturing, fun and relaxing ... Read morePainting in the Moment – Frances Whitman
Nature in Art
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am – Sep 8 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
The glorious opulence of gold and metal thread embroidery is 2000 years old and continues to this day. It is a sumptuous art that enthrals and captivates. This unique display includes international exhibits depicting elements ... Read moreGolden Threads of Life
Nature in Art
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Drawing is a fantastic way of exploring the world around us. This one day workshop is designed to be fun it will invigorate, excite and challenge.  The morning session will be a series of short ... Read moreExploring Drawing – Nik Pollard
Nature in Art
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – Sep 15 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
On this 2-day course you will learn all about working with graphite pencil from experienced artist Jamie Boots. Graphite pencil can be used to produce so much more than just a sketch. Jamie will show ... Read moreHow to Draw an Owl in Graphite Pencil – Jamie Boots
Nature in Art
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
With a natural history theme this is an introduction to various ink drawing tools and surfaces, with a focus on penning and brushing techniques. A look at creating high contrasts, shading, tones and line styles ... Read moreDrawing in Ink – Ian Coleman
Nature in Art
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Glass fusing is joining two or more layers of glass through heating in a kiln. There are several techniques that can be adapted to this basic principle some of which give surprising results. This 1-day ... Read moreGlass Fusing – Sharon Foley
Nature in Art
10:00 am
This course is a wonderful introduction to the world of coloured pencil techniques. Learn the art of layering and blending Derwent Coloursoft Pencils whilst using different pencil strokes to create the textures required for the  ... Read moreWolf Portrait, Coloursoft Pencils on Mountboard – Karen Coulson
Nature in Art
10:00 am
This is a two day course that will show you how to sketch buildings and architectural detail with waterproof black ink pen and watercolour wash. Using photos supplied by the tutor you will be shown ... Read moreSketching Buildings with Pen and Wash – Jonathan Newey
Nature in Art
10:00 am
This is a course for all abilities who have an interest in learning to paint the colour, energy and vitality found in a Garden Border. Working from photos that inspire, from views of your own ... Read morePainting a Garden Border with Perennials & Grasses – Rosalind Wise
Nature in Art
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – Nov 10 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
A 2-day course on painting almost certainly one of our most popular, colourful and easily recognisable birds, the Kingfisher. Using acrylics on board we will be looking at sketching the bird in flight and trying ... Read moreKingfishers & Riverbeds in Acrylic – Martin Rumary
Nature in Art
10:00 am
This is a two day course that will show you how to paint impressionist style autumn and winter landscapes with acrylic paint. Using photos supplied by the tutor you will be shown how to paint ... Read moreImpressionist Autumn and Winter Landscapes with Acrylic – Jonathan Newey
Nature in Art
10:00 am
A rewarding 1-day where participants will use willow and other materials  to make stars, garlands, angels, reindeer and mini Christmas trees ready for the festive celebrations. By the end of the day you should have ... Read moreWillow Christmas Decorations – Helen Lomberg
Nature in Art
10:00 am
Maria Merian (1647-1717) was a true pioneer. As a young girl, she was passionate about two things – insects and art. Maria lived in a time when religious superstition and long-held traditions and rules about ... Read moreStudying and Painting Butterflies in Watercolour – Cath Hodsman
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